A refusal is the Fund's final decision. A project previously rejected by the Fund cannot be re-submitted.
Unfortunately not. You can apply with a financing plan, showing minimum 70% confirmed financing.
Unfortunately not. Only Nordic distributors of non-national Nordic films can apply for distribution support. For further information please see our Guidelines under General Conditions 3.2 and Specific Conditions, 9 Funding for Film Distribution.
Unfortunately not. Only development initiatives as Nordic Talents.
Please check our online website: Co-producing with the Nordics.
There are no specific application dates or deadlines to apply for funding from Nordisk Film & TV Fond. You can submit your application at any time, but in accordance with our Guidelines.
In case of feature film or drama series; a complete application must be submitted before principal photography or main animation starts. For documentary-applications exceptions can be made. Contact the relevant Senior Advisor before you apply if you are in doubt.
Our normal processing time for applications is 5-6 weeks. The processing time starts when the application is approved for evaluation by The Fund. Extra processing time must be excepted for applications approved less than 6 weeks before the Fund's summer holiday in July, or shortly before Christmas and Easter. Log in to see the status for your project.
Please visit the Question and Answers-section in our portal.
To apply for production funding you must have significant funding from one of the Fund's partners. Please contact the Senior Advisor to discuss the matter if you are uncertain that your funding from one of our partner is significant, before applying.
The Fund does not contribute to the funding of a project that has been pre-sold for distribution in one or more Nordic countries to a media company/streaming service that is not one of the Other Financing Partners of the Fund. Exceptions can be made for projects where the media company/streaming service and Other Financing Partner(s) of the Fund share distribution rights. The rights must then be shared in all the Nordic countries where the media company/streaming service has pre-bought distribution rights.
For further information please see our Guidelines article 1.3 and 2.1.
As of January 1st 2021, film sequels and returning seasons of drama series are no longer eligible for production support.
National base funding is defined as funding provided by sources in the main producerʼs home country, e.g. national film institutes / funds, regional film funds, the Fundʼs TV Partners and distributors
The applicant must be a production company which is residing in one of the five Nordic Countries, another EU/EEA member state or Switzerland, and must have documented experience in audiovisual production.
The production company/applicant must have established a business premise or equivalent in one of the five Nordic countries under applicable law. Further the applicant must meet the other conditions in our Guidelines article 2.1.
Productions that have received funding shall credit the Fund. From the opening and/or closing credits, and other information material, it shall be evident that the film/series has been produced with the support of Nordisk Film & TV Fond.
Crediting shall be approved by the Fund (contact the relevant Senior Advisor) and shall appear on equal terms with the main national financier. Our logo is available for download here.
Do not translate our company name, it should always be written: Nordisk Film & TV Fond